Thursday's high is expected to reach 31, according to the National Weather Service in Blacksburg, with wind up to 30 miles per hour.
The wedge is formed when weather patterns from the west and northeast meet over north Georgia, often causing severe weather for the area. Highs should be near 40 from Sunday through Thursday, according to the early forecast. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10 a.m. North wind around 5 miles per hour becoming south in the morning. East wind 3 to 7 miles per hour.
The bitter cold is expected to give way, briefly at least, to a monster snowstorm with screaming winds that could drop more than a foot (0.3 meters) of snow in some areas on Thursday. Calm wind becoming west around 5 miles per hour. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Precipitation will fall Sunday, starting as snow and then changing to freezing rain and rain as temperatures rise.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tomorrow: Isolated showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Wind chill advisory issued through Sunday morning
A wind chill advisory is in effect across all of Maryland - except for Garrett County and western Allegany County, where a wind chill warning cautions that it could feel as cold as 35 degrees below zero there.
Saturday Night: Snow likely, mainly before midnight.
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. In the evening, expect partly cloudy skies, with a low around 27.
Record low temperatures were shattered Tuesday and Wednesday.
Monday, it will be sunny with a high near 45, the weather service said.
Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Photos show hardship and fun from massive winter storm on East Coast
The Holland Tunnel entrance sign advises "Avoid Unnecessary Travel" during major snow storm on January 4, 2018 in New York City. Airport officials were constantly updating flight statuses to and from destinations across the United States .